Engineer Brano Meres' experimental X-9 Nighthawk bike frame looks like some kind of a stealth bike. Its made with a lightweight carbon fiber skin that surrounds a core made from a material partially composed of Aramid, a synthetic fiber used in body armor fabric.
Its so light, that the X-9 frame weighs only three pounds. Is Brano planning to put this into production? He'd better! Brano's primary goal for the bike was to experiment with building a frame using the same honeycomb sandwich panel techniques as is used in the aircraft industry.
Wired has published a very nice feature on Kip Thorne and the science behind Chris Nolan's Interstellar. Kip Thorne is one of the world's most celebrated theoretical physicists. He and Nolan worked together to ensure depictions of scientific happenings in the film are as accurate as possible. Read more
Starting a modern farming business is probably much easier than you currently imagine. You just need a lot of money to get started. Once you’ve gained the funding you require, you’ll have to find a suitable stretch of land before deciding on how you’re going to make your income. Read more